El masaje en la prevención y tratamiento del dolor muscular tardío: una revisión sistemática actualizada


  • R Candia Luján México
  • RA Paredes Carrera Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua México
  • O Costa Moreira Universidad Federal de Viçosa, Brasil Brasil
  • KF Candia Sosa Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua México
  • JA De Paz Fernández Universidad de León España



Palabras clave:

masaje, dolor muscular tardío, terapia, revisión sistemática


El masaje es una de las terapias más utilizadas para aliviar el dolor muscular tardío (DMT). El objetivo del presente estudio fue determinar la efectividad del masaje en el tratamiento del DMT, para lo cual se llevó a cabo una revisión sistemática en las bases de datos, Pubmed, Scopus, SportDiscus, Web of Science y el buscador Google académico, usando las palabras clave delayed onset muscle soreness y exercise induced muscle damage combinado con massage. Se incluyeron en el estudio 23 artículos en los cuales el 78% mostró disminución del DMT mientras que en el restante 22% no hubo mejoras o bien empeoró. El análisis de los estudios permite concluir que el masaje es una terapia efectiva en el tratamiento del dolor muscular tardío.


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Candia Luján, R., Paredes Carrera, R., Costa Moreira, O., Candia Sosa, K., & De Paz Fernández, J. (2019). El masaje en la prevención y tratamiento del dolor muscular tardío: una revisión sistemática actualizada. Revista Iberoamericana De Ciencias De La Actividad Física Y El Deporte, 6(3), 38–56. https://doi.org/10.24310/riccafd.2017.v6i3.6132